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Synonyms for declamation

Synonyms for declamation

a usually formal oral communication to an audience

the art of public speaking

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recitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric

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This is the first of three volumes on Roman declamation to emerge from a week of scholarly events in Brazil at the Universities of Sao Paulo, Campinas, and Rio de Janeiro.
The five Latin Declamations brought Vives (1492-1540) to the attention of the literary community in 1520.
Throughout the commentary, Stramaglia points out numerous parallels in detail between both declamations.
He also provides a list of declamations which fall under the same law, to which he returns at the point 'partitio?
Yet--maybe because I could feel m yself literally growing old during the six-hour screening--I bristled at its pretentious appropriation of Mozart's music and short, tragic life (recounted by a teary narrator) as an allegory of human suffering, and its grandiose Dostoevskian declamations.
Controversiae, which completed the Roman schoolboy's education in the early Empire, were judicial declamations for the prosecution and defence in fictitious court cases, and like the suasoriae they were used as exercises for developing the skill of arguing in utramque partem.
The Bishop, however, abruptly broke his vow of silence and went vesuvial with declamations of his disgust for Herald management in general, and anger at Conrad Black in particular.
The work's style is typical of Atticism, with its extreme purity of diction, short unconnected sentences, parallel clauses, detailed descriptions, and frequent declamations and disquisitions, often in antithetical form--e.
So that despite such singular (and, in the dance world, tired-out) musical declamations as Stravinsky's Rite of Spring and Ravel's Bolero, and dispite a number of variations on the unitard, one dance looked just like the next.
According to Director Colleges Rana Munawwar Ahmad Khan, contests of declamations, milli songs, poetry and preparation of poster among male and female students will start at all government and private colleges in the division from March 14.
Classicists examine the interaction between rhetoric, law, and ethics in collections of Greek and Latin declamations from the first century BC to the third century AD.
She begins by explaining the reasons why declamations are so important but have been the subject of so little study, then analyzes the uses of declamations in rhetoric and rhetorical education.
The educational institutions arranged speech contests and declamations in which students delivered speeches to pay tributes to the Kashmiri martyrs.
The English declamations will, however, be held here on Monday (January 11), DD colleges told.
He said that declamations, debates and discussions provided the students a forum for enlightenment of mind and develop leadership qualities in them.